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WILDERNESS, w/ original ink drawing.
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[Kent, Rockwell] WILDERNESS. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1920. 1st trade edition. Dedication page inscribed to "Charles Muir/March 12th, 1920/Rockwell Kent." Lower margin of title page has ink ownership signatures of 2 members of the Muir family. 4to. Orig cloth. Spine, front cover, free eps, and frontis separated, loose especially at front of volume. Marginal tear to pp[37]-38. ++ With original ink drawing by Rockwell Kent for “Vanity Fair,” signed at lower right of image Kent's alias, "Hogarth Jr.” Illustration laid down on contemporary backing. Lower edge of the backing is signed “Rockwell Kent 1262 RichmondTerrace West New Brighton S.J.” The backing has various notations, probably by members of Vanity Fair’s staff. Drawing and the backing are toned. Backing has adhesion evidence surrounding the drawing.
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WILDERNESS, w/ original ink drawing.

Estimate $500 - $800
Mar 12, 2015
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Starting Price $250
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0460: WILDERNESS, w/ original ink drawing.

Sold for $2,700
6 Bids
Est. $500 - $800Starting Price $250
WAVERLY RARE BOOKS CATALOG AUCTION #264
Mar 12, 2015 6:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0460 Details

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[Kent, Rockwell] WILDERNESS. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1920. 1st trade edition. Dedication page inscribed to "Charles Muir/March 12th, 1920/Rockwell Kent." Lower margin of title page has ink ownership signatures of 2 members of the Muir family. 4to. Orig cloth. Spine, front cover, free eps, and frontis separated, loose especially at front of volume. Marginal tear to pp[37]-38. ++ With original ink drawing by Rockwell Kent for “Vanity Fair,” signed at lower right of image Kent's alias, "Hogarth Jr.” Illustration laid down on contemporary backing. Lower edge of the backing is signed “Rockwell Kent 1262 RichmondTerrace West New Brighton S.J.” The backing has various notations, probably by members of Vanity Fair’s staff. Drawing and the backing are toned. Backing has adhesion evidence surrounding the drawing.

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